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RANT: Airports Have Become Every Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Show Come To Life – View from the Wing

Airports started out close to the city center but the need to expand for more travel and bigger jets, combined with NIMBYism of local residents, pushed airports out to the exurbs. Entire cities built up around the commerce of the destination airport, from shopping to dining in newly planned communities. The aerotropolis was born. But far from the futuristic vision of perfection, there's a darker side.
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Several Fish Commit Credit Card Fraud While Playing A Video Game – View from the Wing

One of the most common ways to commit credit card fraud is by creating a synthetic identity. When the fraud is discovered it's tough to go after anyone, because the cardmember doesn't exist! But credit card fraud has become so easy that it can be done by a fish. In fact, that actually happened.